Shifts in the Culture of Workplace Attendance: Opportunity for a Strategic HR Organization - A Guest Column by Kai Kuhlow, Senior Vice President HR Standards and Compensation & Benefits, Schaeffler AG

on April 15, 2015

Perhaps you have already wondered, "How on earth did we manage ten years ago without Smartphones, WhatsApp and emails keeping us jumping around the clock?" Maybe you look at your children, shaking your head, and ask yourself, "What is this world coming to?" Children are permanently online, and the moment they aren't, they are instantly out of the loop. Scarcely a minute goes by in which a Pling! isn't announcing an incoming message. And I'm not talking about Generation X, Y, or Z, but of elementary school students.